Land of Heroes: A Retelling of the Kalevala download epub
by Ursula Synge
So I thought it would be good to read another book by Ursula Synge.
So I thought it would be good to read another book by Ursula Synge. In her retelling in prose of the verses of the Kalevala, she manages to retain its wild spirit, its strange magic, rooted in the forests, fields and lakes of Finland and the bare wastes of northern Lapland. Her characters are well drawn, believable. As in the epic poem, the duels in the book are not fought with weapons but with wizardry, songs sung as spells.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Lyrical prose renditions of the tales that comprise Finland's national epic focus on three great magicians who are rivals for the hand of the lovely Maiden of Pohja and whose power is that of song. Land of Heroes: A Retelling of the Kalevala Hardcover – February 1, 1978. by. Ursula Synge (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.
Retells, from the Kalevala, the adventures of three Finnish heroes who are rivals for the hand of the Maiden of Pohja. Land of Heroes : Re-Telling of the Kalevala. Select Format: Hardcover. Select Condition: Like New.
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Land of Heroes, by Ursula Synge, Atheneum, New York, 1978. A lovely, lyrical picture book that gave me my first glimpse of the epic. Focuses on a portion of the Kalevala not included in my own retelling. Another prose retelling for young people. Louhi, Witch of North Farm, by Toni de Gerez, illustrated by Barbara Cooney, Viking Penguin, New York, 1986. The Maiden of Northland: A Hero Tale of Finland, retold by Aaron Shepard, Atheneum, New York, 1996. An earlier version of my retelling, published as a picture book. Winner of an Aesop Accolade from the American Folklore Society.
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Abridged prose version. Abridged translation published in the yearbook of the Kalevala Society. Kalevala: The Land of Heroes. Using W. F. Kirby's translation as a reference. Book was published in Hungary, illustrated with Akseli Gallen-Kallela's artwork. The Kalevala; or, Poems of the Kaleva District, compiled by Elias Lönnrot, trans. by Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr.